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just arrived two hours ago. it's the first visit ever by a u.s. president to cambodia. the other history making stop on president obama's trip coming up. >>> back here at home later this morning san francisco city officials will deal with a hot debate involving muni. muni has to decide what they will do with a multimillion dollar wind fall. ktvu tara moriarty is here now. says the big decision boils down to two options right tara? >> reporter: that is right. muni has to decide whether it wants to invest in making improvements to the system and hiring more operators or wants to let youths ride for free. we're here at the portal station. they will take center stage at a board of supervisors government audit. supervisor scott weiner is pushing for using the funds for maintenance. pointing out the agency has very poor performance rates. others would like to see 40,000 low income youths ride for free. in this spring the san francisco municipal transportation agency approved a 22 month pilot to provide a free transit ride. it hinged upon the transportation agency would fork over $4 mil
. >> the elections did not change the balance of power on capitol hill. democrats still controlled the u.s. senate. coming up at 6:15 what all of that means for the lawmakers moving ahead and what is ahead for the gridlock in washington. >> governor jerry brown is celebrating a historic victory this morning for the first time since 2004 california approved a tax hike on a statewide proposition. voters have passed proposition 30. his education tax initiative 54% to 46% with 95% of the precincts reporting. ktvu tara moriarty is in san francisco this morning where voters were overwhelmingly backing that measure. >> that is right here in san francisco most voters voted yes in favor of prop 30. and the general feeling here in the city is that public schools need help. case in point mission heights school. this is the oldest high school in san francisco and test scores well they have been struggling with that over the years. prop 30 passage may be the shot in the arm this school needed. other areas of california that saw support for 30 alameda and santa cruz counties. los angeles also backed it but moe
their highest level in four years. >>> the obama administration is expected to decide how many u.s. troops will stay in afghanistan. leon panetta says the top u.s. commanders have several options on what happens after 2014. right now they have 20,000 troops in afghanistan and president barack obama has presented most of them will be withdrawn by 2014. >>> they will kickoff a series of measures to find a solution and avoid the so called fiscal cliff. here is more on the big meeting today, jacqueline? >> well, today the president sits down with labor union members to raise taxes on the wealthy but they also want to guard health benefits. they want to make sure he doesn't give in to republicans on medicare and social security cuts. republicans are demanding entitlement changes as part of a deal. other leaders will press the president to not accept that plan. if an agreement is not reach our nation will suffer. it will be a battle to get to couldn't since us. ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> three pal lot members and it could be complete the todayment another deal is with development in west b
is getting all the details and we'll get a report from here in about 30 minutes. >>> later today u.s. supreme court may announce if it will review the challenge to california proposition 8 which bans same sex marriage. i'm going to take you live outside -- this san earlier shot of the supreme court building. coming up we will try to go out there live. options before the high court and how the city of san francisco is preparing for the court's decision. >> this is major. >>> time now 6:07. the weather is major. our commute. and tara you are watching the bay bridge too. >> that is right. the lights are out on the span. we don't know what caused it. obviously storm related. if we take a live look you can see that the only thing you can see are headlights and taillights across the span. we also have a high wind advisory in effect. looks like it's a pretty slow going. definitely give yourself extra time this morning if you need to get across the bridge. up next we will take a look at highway 24 lafayette. this is near 680 traffic getting a little bit heavy there westbound. we also have a lot of st
in the u.s. air force and the fbi says they planned to leave this month to carry out plots in afghanistan. >>> also now we are hearing the biographer who has had an affair with general david petraeus has hired somebody to represent her. you are looking at paula broadwell at her home in north carolina which now surrounded constantly by the news media and reporters. she hired a park group to represent her. it throat an fbi investigation which exposed paula broadwell's a fair with general david petraeus. >>> they are holding off a ground move in the middle east. here is more on what exactly hillary rodham clinton secretary of state hopes to accomplish. >> reporter: israel has agreed to hold off on the ground move and hillary rodham clinton is adding her voice to the negotiations and is headed to jerusalem egypt to help deescalate the violence. israeli targeted areas to rule out hamas leaders and gaza militants continued rocket strikes on israeli cities. israel has agreed to a cease- fire and gaza ministry of health said more than 900 have been injured over the past week. they have been takin
in time for the holiday shopping rush the u.s. postal service is pushing hard to start its same day delivery service. the program is called metro post and it's going to start on december 12th. san francisco is going to be the first city to test that program that will provide same day delivery for an online purchase with a $10 delivery charge. if it's successful, the program could expand to other big cities next year. >>> not everyone planning to hit the stores for the black friday sales are looking for holiday gifts. 75% of those shoppers are looking for deals for themselves. part of that is because there is good deals on household goods leak refrigerators and dvd players. only 7.5% of americans have their holiday shopping done by the second week of december. >>> time is 6:21. the very latest on the investigation into the death of an inmate at santa cruz county jail. while officials say maybe it would not suspicious. >>> and while mexico could change its name. >>> time now 6:24. mexico's president wants to change the countries name. president filipe calderon wants to change it from
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